Join us with Rod Ledingham as we begin our story taking a tour of the Mawson’s Huts Replica Museum.
Mawson’s Huts Replica Museum is rated by trip advisor as the best museum in Hobart being ranked as No 1 out of 15 museums.
It has attracted over 100,000 visitors in its first two years of operation and continues to set new attendance records with visitors from all over Australia and overseas.
It was opened on Monday Deceember 2 2013 which was the 102nd anniversary of the departure from Hobart of the Australasian Antarctic expedition 1911-14 which Douglas Mawson led.
Mawson’s Huts Mission
To develop the Mawson’s Huts Replica Museum as a boutique world class museum that
- Provides visitors with the opportunity to learn and understand the history and achievements of the men of the 1911-14 Australasian Antarctic Expedition led by Douglas Mawson
- Helps promote awareness of Australia’s involvement in the Antarctic
- Highlights Hobart as the gateway to the Antarctic continent for the Asia Pacific region.
Planning Your Visit to Mawson’s Huts
Make the most of the stunning scenery, waterfront vibe, cafes and restaurants when you plan your visit to our Replica Museum. Located in the centre of Hobart, Mawson’s Huts are within a few minutes walk of most major accommodation and conference venues.
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